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left-hand·er

(lĕft′hăn′dər)
n.
One who is left-handed.

left-hander

n
1. (Boxing) a blow with the left hand
2. a left-handed person

left′-hand′er



n.
a person who is left-handed.
[1860–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.left-hander - a baseball pitcher who throws the ball with the left handleft-hander - a baseball pitcher who throws the ball with the left hand
hurler, pitcher, twirler - (baseball) the person who does the pitching; "our pitcher has a sore arm"
2.left-hander - a person who uses the left hand with greater skill than the rightleft-hander - a person who uses the left hand with greater skill than the right; "their pitcher was a southpaw"
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
Translations

left-hander

[ˌleftˈhændəʳ] N (= person) → zurdo/a m/f; (= blow) → izquierdazo m

left-hander

[ˌlɛftˈhændəʳ] nmancino/a
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